We introduce a prototype educational system as an intelligent tutorial system for individuals with multiple sclerosis in various ranges and stages of symptoms. The educational system incorporates handwriting, speech recognition and speech synthesis technologies to aid the patients more effectively than currently available educational tools. The architecture of the system combines Tablet PCs and a High Performance Workstation (HWP) to perform as clients and a server. The Tablet PC provides part of the user system to the advanced tutorial system that is operated by the HWP. Our initial experiments showed our system can be used as an effective tool for the individuals with multiple sclerosis.
Educational system software, Handwriting and Speech Interaction, Multiple Sclerosis
Chang H. Yun, M.S.
University of Houston
Department of Computer Science
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Houston, TX 77004
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